Rights under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010
Rights under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010

The following Employment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Rights under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010
  • Scope of the AWR 2010
  • Who is an agency worker?
  • Who is not an agency worker?
  • What is a temporary work agency?
  • Who is a hirer?
  • The meaning of ‘temporary’
  • Territorial scope
  • The right to equal treatment
  • Day one rights—collective facilities
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: Brexit and IP completion day—implications for employment lawyers.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1045, in force (in relation to England only) from 12am on 28 September 2020, set out mandatory periods for self-isolation and a duty on those who have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) to notify the Secretary of State of the names of people in the same household as anyone who has tested positive. The regulations also introduce a number of offences, punishable by fines, including for an employer to knowingly permit a worker (including an agency worker) to attend any place other that where the individual is self-isolating (including quarantine). This includes individuals who are required to self-isolate because they live with someone who has tested positive. The regulations also require a worker to notify their employer that they are self-isolating and to provide
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